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SBB promotion - Milan from CHF25 one way

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How would you like to try fine dining in Milan, or maybe a shopping spree? The train offers you an inexpensive way to travel to the fashion capital of Europe: from just 25 francs from all stations on Swiss EuroCity routes. The price is for a single journey in 2nd class when you buy online. You will find all other terms and conditions on our website. Buy your ticket online quickly and easily.
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Old 06.01.2011, 09:40
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Re: SBB promotion - Milan from CHF25 one way

Got my tickets delivered to me free by snail mail from SBB in Brig.

On EuroCity trains, there is a -/+ 48 hour flexibility before or after the scheduled departure time originally booked to take another EuroCity train instead.
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Re: SBB promotion - Milan from CHF25 one way

Let me know how your trip goes - the last three sets of visitors that we had from Italy via Milan all got bumped off their 'direct connecting' train and delayed 1 hour to the later SBB service...one group even had the process repeated within Switzerland at another intermediate stop where the train had 'problems'...so I'd be curious to know if it all goes smoothly...
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Old 06.01.2011, 10:03
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Re: SBB promotion - Milan from CHF25 one way

Will do, although this would be my third trip in a year to Milan, always with reservations and twice never had experienced being bumped off.
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Re: SBB promotion - Milan from CHF25 one way

Might be worth it to see the AC Milan vs Tottenham for the UEFA Champions League.

San Siro Stadium, Wednesday, February 15th, 2011 8.45 p.m

Tickets here.

Lodging options here.
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Re: SBB promotion - Milan from CHF25 one way

You have always been very helpful and informative
Hope you dont get tired helpin people by givin out useful info.
Cant wait to plan a City Break with my friends, thanks for the post
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Old 01.02.2011, 19:40
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Re: SBB promotion - Milan from CHF25 one way

I did the trip last weekend. It was pretty good. They wanted a reservation fee so it was a little more than 25 each way.

We came back early Sunday because the weather in Milan was pretty miserable it was no problem changing the ticket on the train because the 11:30 was empty in Cars 6 & 7. The ticket office in Milano Centrale couldn't change the ticket but the SBB conductor at Domodossola handled it.


Eat the pizza at a place called "Princi's"
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Old 01.02.2011, 20:19
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Re: SBB promotion - Milan from CHF25 one way

Were you referring to this ? The Armani of Bread!



I came back through Domodossola / Brig with half a wagon to myself. Am going again, seeing that it costs CHF6 one way Chiasso -> Milano Centrale ( CHF12 return ) on a GA.

From Milano Centrale, there are great web promo fares on the Renfe's Tren Hotel to Barcelona or TGV / Artesia web promo fares to Paris Bercy. Come back to Milan for Aperitivo ( Da Claudio is a good place if one is into "buffet" seafood ) before going to CH.


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Thanx for the tip.
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Re: SBB promotion - Milan from CHF25 one way

We went last week and paid 60 CHF per person 2nd class, the train was pretty much empty so it was good. I have been to Milan about 6 times since I moved here in July 2009 and was never bumped into another train.
Husband and I are going again with the new offer (50 CHF each for a return trip) in April
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Re: SBB promotion - Milan from CHF25 one way

we always miss these SBB Milan offers, but thanks to you Jsprt that we have our first trip booked

can anyone recommend a good hotel to stay?
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Re: SBB promotion - Milan from CHF25 one way

I'm going there myself yet again in a few hours.

Lodging - as low as EUR20 a night ( backpacker kind - watch out for hidden fees like linen charges ) to mid range EUR50 ( Hotel Amadeus - may be booked through by your local SBB Reiseburo - see attached filed for a package deal )


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Shopping in Milan
  • Rail journey in 2nd class (half fare) from any railway station in Switzerland via Chiasso or Iselle, incl. seat reservation
  • 1 night incl. breakfast at the hotel Amadeus
  • Vouchers with restaurant discounts
  • incl. service and taxes
  • Travelkit
  • Discount of CHF 10.- from Fujifilm for a picture booklet

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CHF 135.00*
*Price per person in a double room
It is also possible to book this offer by phone to SBB at +41 (0)31 378 01 08.
Planning to stick around for 3 days ? Get the MilanoCard - covers all public transport for EUR10.

Online booking here.



24H card for 50 cents cheaper ie EUR9.50



Might be a cheap shopping tour, but can be an expensive one as well, if one is not observant nor careful!

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How would you like to try fine dining in Milan, or maybe a shopping spree? The train offers you an inexpensive way to travel to the fashion capital of Europe: from just 25 francs from all stations on Swiss EuroCity routes. The price is for a single journey in 2nd class when you buy online. You will find all other terms and conditions on our website. Buy your ticket online quickly and easily.

How you did buy the ticket online with that price ? i went to the ticket shop online and it cost more , please advise
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How you did buy the ticket online with that price ? i went to the ticket shop online and it cost more , please advise

click this link..

https://www.sbb.ch/mct/wi/shop/b2c/pipSchritt_0.do
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Re: SBB promotion - Milan from CHF25 one way

No I did not, but I got my tickets independently ( as I have a CH travel pass up to the border Chiasso ) and stayed elsewhere ( at a cheaper place as I am on a low budget preferring to eat out and spend the cash on other stuff such as shopping ).

I am quite sure what they stated is what they ought to have offered to any potential customer of SBB.

Here's the link to quote to them.
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I made test there from Zurich to Milan , the price was 54 CHF not 25 CHF as what you can see here http://mct.sbb.ch/mct/en/reiselust/e...er/italien.htm
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I made test there from Zurich to Milan , the price was 54 CHF not 25 CHF as what you can see here http://mct.sbb.ch/mct/en/reiselust/e...er/italien.htm
from CHF25 one way - ie approx. CHF50 or more return
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from CHF25 one way - ie approx. CHF50 or more return
Absolutely 54 CHf was for single way and not for go and back
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Re: SBB promotion - Milan from CHF25 one way

I did a test in December for an end Jan ticket - it came out to be CHF54, less if I stated a travel pass. Perhaps one needs to book earlier for a journey commencing within the 60 day period with the hope that there will be promotional seats ?
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I did a test in December for an end Jan ticket - it came out to be CHF54, less if I stated a travel pass. Perhaps one needs to book earlier for a journey commencing within the 60 day period with the hope that there will be promotional seats ?
Yep you have to book far in advance
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